A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 148 km W of Constitucion, Chile (92 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a795. Event ids that are associated: us2000a795. Global time and date of event 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 08:53:15 / August 11, 2017 @ 8:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.0482 West, latitude -35.2627 South, depth = 22.27 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.27 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:53:15 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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